Title & Graphics Design

Date: Wednesday 5th December 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm
Venue: EGO2 Auditorium, College of Fine Arts (CoFA), Selwyn St, Paddington

What’s it all about?
Are your showreel titles letting down your reel? Do you want to know more about the graphic design side of computer graphics? Award-winning Design Director Anthony Battaglia will speak on motion graphics in our final session for 2007. His work in feature film titles, high-end advertising and web has won awards around the world. He has been profiled in numerous magazines and his work has been recognised in awards including: The New York Festival Award, AGDA and Promax BDA. His digital art was exhibited in a solo show at David Rex Livingston Gallery in 2000 and his film titles credits include Idiot Box, The Well, A Wreck A Tangle, and Dirty Deeds. He has extensive experience in graphics for television including for The 7:30 Report, Four Corners, The Money of The Gun amongst many others. Join us for an excellent session on motion graphics.

2008 will be great! We are going to kick of the year with a presentation on User-Generated Content and whether or not there’s a business model in there that matches what you want to do. We will also be trying to get a session on the Red camera, be inviting you to a showreel showdown with an opportunity to get feedback on your reel, learn about directing actors, digital grading, dealing with clients and how to avoid the ten worst things you can do in a job interview. We will have our annual screening of the electronic theatre in August and hope to see you throughout the year at these events. Thanks everyone for participating in a terrific year of great speakers in 2007.

Cost: Free for Siggraph members. $5 cover charge for refreshments for guests and non-members.
(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $40 for professionals and $20 for students)

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

About sydgraph

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organisation that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities.
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